Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Address to the Canadian Jewish Congress: Renewing Our Ties

Address to the Canadian Jewish Congress: Renewing Our Ties

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Good morning and thank you, Keith, for your kind introduction.


Firstly – Mazel Tov! Celebrating your 90th anniversary is a remarkable achievement....

NDP Call for ceasefire

Urgently, New Democrats call on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to join UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas...

New Democrat statement on the situation in the Middle East

Canada's New Democrats condemn the unacceptable escalation of violence in the Middle East causing death and injury to so many civilians in the Gaza...

Hanukkah Greetings from Jack Layton

“On behalf of all New Democrats I wish you a Hanukkah filled with joy and hope for a bright future.

“Hanukkah is a...

Statement from NDP Leader Jack Layton on the occasion of the Jewish High Holy Days

To all Canadians observing Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, I extend my best wishes and sincere greetings.

Statement by NDP Leader Jack Layton on Holocaust Memorial Day

Today, all Canadians join with the Jewish community around the world in marking Yom HaShoah, or the Remembrance Day for the Holocaust. We pay...

NDP statement on the shooting in Jerusalem

It is with great sadness that New Democrats learned of the tragic loss of life in Jerusalem as a gunman attacked a rabbinical seminary....

NDP Statement on the current situation in Gaza

New Democrats deplore the escalation of violence between the government of Israel and militants in Gaza and are profoundly alarmed by the loss of...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is a day of remembrance for a tragedy whose repercussions are still felt around the world today, across many societies and in the...

Canada Must Call for an Immediate Ceasefire

Canada must step forward and call explicitly for a ceasefire by all sides in the conflict, including the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Lebanon,...

Yom HaShoah 2006

Mr. Speaker, I am deeply honoured to rise today on Yom Hashoah, on behalf of the New Democratic Party of Canada and the entire...

We must remain vigilant in combatting anti-Semitism

By remembering the Holocaust, we pledge to remain vigilant in combating anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination. We choose not to ignore the harsh...